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Obituary of Alberta R. Mitchell

Alberta R. Mitchell, age 73, of Rosiclare, IL passed away on Sunday, November 21, 2021 at the Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. Alberta was born on July 28, 1948 to Albert Edward and Jewell Madeline (Carmen) Carr in Elizabethtown, IL. Alberta was a member of the Rosiclare First Baptist Church. She loved to…

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Hardin County Independent wins two awards in 2021 SIEA Better Newspaper Contest

    2021 Christmas photo of sisters, Heather Rash and Jennifer Rash Lane, who run the Independent. Heather and Jennifer are daughters of former editor/publisher Julia Hurford Farley and granddaughters of former editor/publisher Noel E. Hurford and wife Betty. — Desi McBee photo. By Jennifer Lane Editor/Publisher In March 2021, I entered the Hardin County…

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Obituary of Jimmy Joe Humm

Jimmy Joe Humm, 69, of Rosiclare, IL passed away on Monday, November 22, 2021 at Rosiclare Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Jim worked for Bob’s Food Mart for 44 years as the butcher. He was head over the Fluorspar Festival Car Show for many years and enjoyed every minute of it. In 2019 he was…

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Obituary of Dorraine Edna Biers

Dorraine Edna Biers, 81, passed away peacefully Thursday, November 18, 2021 at Hardin County General Hospital in Rosiclare, IL. She was born the second child of Harold and Cora (Heldt) Schrage of Beecher, Illinois, on December 1, 1939. She was born and raised in Beecher, Illinois and married Donald Dene Biers on November 17, 1959.…

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Obituary of Wanda Hope Reed

Wanda Hope (Minkey) Reed, 94, of Lake Worth, FL passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 10, 2021. Wanda was born February 10, 1927 in Cave-in-Rock, IL, to the late Orville and Estelle Patton. She is also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Donald Reed; sister, Faye Edmondson; and brother, James Gathel Patton. Wanda is…

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Mary Ann Hubbard

Mary Ann Hubbard, 84, of Rosiclare, IL died on Monday, November 8, 2021, at Southgate Nursing and Rehab in Metropolis, IL. Mary Ann was of the Social Brethren Faith. Surviving are her two children, Kathi (Hillis) Farris of Hazel, KY and Kandi (Ronnie) Dawson of Almo, KY; one sister, Wilma (Doc) Gibbs; one brother, Bud…

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Mary Ann Hubbard

Mary Ann Hubbard, 84, formerly of Rosiclare, died Monday, November 8 at 10:30 p.m. at Southgate Nursing Home in Metropolis, IL. She is survived by her daughters, Kathi Farris and Candi Dawson. A memorial service will be held in the Spring of 2022. Lindsey Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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James B. Kopman

James B. Kopman, 61, of Elizabethtown, IL died on Friday, October 29, 2021. James was born in Hill Crest, IL on October 6, 1960 to the late Harold and Hazel (Colbert) Kopman. James is survived by his son, Bryan (Brandy) Kopman; daughter, Jamie (Rob) Harrington; grandchildren, Bella Kopman, Brennan Harrington, Riley Harrington and Sierra (Harrington)…

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Obituary of brothers: Barry C. Alexander and Dennis M. Alexander

  Barry C. Alexander, 64, graduated to his Heavenly home on October the 24th of 2021 at his residence in Fountain, CO due to COVID-19. Dennis M. Alexander, 62, graduated to his Heavenly home on October the 30th of 2021 while in a Colorado Springs, CO hospital with COVID-19. The two brothers are survived by…

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Obituary of Sandra Conkle

Sandra Conkle, age 67, of Elizabethtown, passed away at 1:49 p.m., Monday, October 25, 2021 at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Evansville, Indiana. Sandy was born on September 19, 1954 in Rosiclare to Lynndale and Shirley (Pennell) Rose. She married Ed Conkle on December 14, 1993 and he preceded her in death on December 10, 2011.…

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